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Leica M10-R
Leica 28mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH

Leica 28/1.4 Flare (Leica M10-R, Dec 2020)

Leica M10-R. No filter was used and the lens hood was used.

This page looks at the various flare issues with the Leica 28mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH, including veiling flare, ghosting flare, and arc flare.

A comparison is included for shading or not shading the front lens element.

Sun in corner of frame

Having the sun anywhere near the corners of the frame (even out of the frame) produces unacceptable image-ruining veiling flare.

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f8 @ 1/180 sec, ISO 100; 2020-12-24 15:33:09
LEICA M10-R + Leica 28mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH
ENV: Alabama Hills, altitude 4200 ft / 1280 m, 52°F / 11°C
RAW: +15 Clarity

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